Declarations & Publications

Conference Report – Rethinking labour law in the digitalisation era – 15 and 16 October 2020

On 15 and 16 October 2020 a very well attended video conference with about 650 registrations was organised by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), the European Lawyers for Workers (ELW) Network and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), with the support of the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH). Simultaneous…

Letter to the Permanent Representative of Germany to the UN: necessary measures for a fair and timely peace settlement in Western Sahara

Excellency,As representatives of human rights organisations, civil society andsolidarity groups from Germany, we are writing to ask you and allMembers of the Security Council to take the necessary measuresfor a fair and timely peace settlement in Western Sahara! In the run-up to the UN Security Council vote on the renewal of theMINURSO mandate, this is…

European lawyers protest against US sanctions on the International Criminal Court

On 2 September 2020, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced the imposition of sanctions, namely inclusion in the Specially Designated Nationals And Blocked Persons List (SDN), on International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and the Court’s prosecution jurisdiction director Phakiso Mochochoko, for investigating allegations that U.S. troops committed war crimes in Afghanistan. The…

European Lawyers demand: Workers rights must be respected in Belarus

The situation in Belarus at the moment is extraordinary and worries the legal community around the world. People go out into the streets every day, every Sunday they accompany large-scale and unprecedented rallies, demonstrations and processions. Illegal actions of the authorities, extreme violence by the police and the authorities, for which the Government of the…

Resolution on European border control in the Mediterranean Sea

IADL, AED and ELDH condemn the tactics employed by the European Union and other European countries member to the Schengen/Dublin Area through their agents and agencies, particularly Frontex, to repel and collectively expulse migrants seeking to enter Europe by sea from Turkey and North Africa. IADL, AED and ELDH call for a radical defunding of…